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Shift Workshop

October 20, 2023 @ 2:00 PM - October 22, 2023 @ 6:00 PM


Shift Your Mindset!

Participants work together quickly to design and plan a project for their community that focus on raising the value of art and creativity.

The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut is excited to invite the community to a 3-day Air Shift Workshop at the Danbury Museum, 43 Main Street, Danbury, CT. A multi-day hands-on workshop, to help small teams learn to use collaboration skills, design thinking, and business planning to create small, locally implementable projects. Projects have a one-year timeline and under $10,000 budgets.  Space is limited so don’t wait to register! Food and refreshments provided.

Friday, October 20th 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Shift Your Mindset

Discover new ways to think about the power of creativity and challenge your mental models about art, business, community and money. Refreshments provided.

Saturday, October 21st
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Learn by Dong - With Others!

Take the mystery out of business planning and strengthen your creative muscles. Work with a small, facilitated group to create a local project that uses creativity to improve your community. Use the Air Project Canvas to build a business plan that is implementable. Lunch provided.

Sunday, October 22nd
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Find Your Voice

Present your groups’ plan, show and tell the story of your Community Collaboration Project and get valuable feedback from local leaders. Refreshments provided.

Join us if you are:

  • Creative Professionals: artists, musicians, librarians, videographers, landscape designers, game developers, graphic designers, craft food and beverage makers, wordsmiths, or local restaurant owners…
  • Business Professionals: shop owners, creative accountants, hospital administrators, history teachers, bank tellers, nurses, social workers, pastors, retail shop owners, manufacturers, or economic development professionals…
  • Creative: wannabe rock stars, sorghum connoisseurs, ticket buyers, song downloaders, quilt collectors, or rose gardeners…

We’re on a mission to raise the value of creativity and culture in every community!

Sponsored by: C T Office of the Arts, AIR Institute, Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, Danbury Museum & Historical Society

Learn More about AIR Collaborative


October 20, 2023 @ 2:00 PM
October 22, 2023 @ 6:00 PM
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Danbury Museum and Historical Society
43 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810 United States